UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning (788), established in 2007 at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario (Canada). In psychological and educational research on creativity, we often talk about different types of Cs”: Pro-C,” Big C,” Little-c,” and mini-c.” Pro-C” and Big-C” are what we’re usually talking about when we use the word creativity”—advances in the arts, engineering, or sciences with innovation and usefulness at the forefront.
The researchers developed a quasi-experimental study design that utilized pre-and post-test measures and control and treatment groups to determine if participation in high quality visual arts education had a positive impact on students’ self-efficacy and creativity.
The statement urges public policy leaders to provide a systemic and rigorous arts education for all students by leveraging the expertise and experience of multiple partners, including certified arts educators, certified non-arts educators and community arts providers.
The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered …